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Politics of Sunday, 31 January 2016

Source: Starrfmonline.com

NPP congratulates Greenstreet

The main opposition New Patriotic Party has congratulated the flagbearer-elect of the Convention People’s Party CPP Ivor Greenstreet.

In a statement signed by its acting general secretary John Boadu, the NPP said it hopeful that Mr. Greenstreet’s election will enrich Ghana’s politics.

“We are hopeful that his election will continue to enrich Ghana's politics with ideas and values that will improve the fortunes of the average Ghanaian,” the party said in a statement.

Ivor obtained a massive 1,288 votes of the 1,992 valid votes to beat her former chairperson, Samia Nkrumah who came a distant second with 579 votes in the Saturday polls of the Nkrumahist party. The others were Joseph Agyapong – 83 and Bright Akwetey 42 votes

Below are details of the statement by the NPP

The New Patriotic Party extends its congratulations to Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the newly elected Presidential Candidate of the Convention People's Party (CPP).

Mr Greenstreet has over the years contributed at various levels to the cause of promoting multi-party democracy in Ghana.
We are hopeful that his election will continue to enrich Ghana's politics with ideas and values that will improve the fortunes of the average Ghanaian.
We also congratulate the CPP on a successful Congress in Accra yesterday.

...Signed...
John Boadu
(General Secretary Ag)